ERIC Number: EJ225419
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Feb
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The Effects of Overt and Covert Cues on Written Syntax.
Combs, Warren E.; Smith, William L.
Research in the Teaching of English, v14 n1 p19-38 Feb 1980
Experiments conducted with freshman composition students suggested that (1) the repeated use of a control stimulus passage does not result in increased syntactic complexity; (2) both overt and covert cues elicit more complex writing than do no-cue situations; and (3) the effect of overt cues seems to be retained, at least across a short duration. (GT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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